Canadian Business for Social Responsibility in partnership with The Globe and Mail, Ramp Communications, Export Development Canada, Nutrien, Bayer and Keurig Canada will be presenting a National event series and corresponding print and social media campaign to promote a set of Canadian business values and business leadership in environmental stewardship, inclusivity and innovation. We aim to unite Canadians around a values-driven, sustainable and inclusive economic development strategy as a competitive advantage and simply the modern way to do business #LikeACanadian. 

About the Campaign

We aim to unite Canadians around a values-driven, sustainable and inclusive economic development strategy as a competitive advantage and simply the modern way to do business #LikeACanadian.

About our Sponsors



For over 150 years, Bayer has been working to build a better quality of life around the world. As a leading Life Science company in an age of rapid change, we strive to deliver the world’s best solutions to global challenges in the fields of health and nutrition.

Operating in Canada for over 80 years, Bayer Canada currently employs 1,200 passionate and innovative people working across our three divisions - Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health and Crop Science. From developing improved medicines to better support an aging population to new and innovative tools to help grow more food, we are working on solutions to issues that matter to most Canadians.  

At Bayer Canada, we are committed to operating sustainably and addressing our social and ethical responsibilities. This includes creating a positive working environment for our employees - one that has been voted as one of Canada’s best places to work for over 10 years. And thanks to our successful Corporate Social Engagement strategy, it also includes giving back to the communities where we live and work through organizations that reflect our values and complement our purpose of, Science for a Better Life. 


Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada (EDC) is Canada’s export credit agency. Our job is to support and develop Canada’s export trade by helping Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities. We provide insurance and financial services, bonding products and small business solutions to Canadian exporters and investors and their international buyers. Our vision is to help Canadian companies become internationally recognized as leaders in sustainable and responsible business, giving them the competitive advantage they need to succeed internationally. 



Keurig® is an undisputed leader built on the simplicity of its brewing experience, but its roots and heart are in coffee. Rich, full-flavored and effortlessly simple, Keurig® offers the perfect cup, for everyone and every home, anytime and anywhere. Keurig® is a brand of Keurig Canada, A Keurig Dr Pepper Company. The company provides a broad range of premium coffees, teas and other beverages in a variety of formats, as well as Keurig® single-serve coffee makers. Keurig Canada is also a recognized leader in sustainability thanks to its various programs supporting local and global communities and responsible sourcing, as well as its initiatives to reduce the environmental impact of its operations, such as the conversion of K-Cup® pods to the recyclable format. The company’s Canadian principal office, executive team, and coffee roasting and beverage packaging plants are located in Montreal, Canada. To learn more about our company and sustainability, visit www.keurig.ca/sustainability



Feeding a growing population is one of the world’s greatest opportunities and one of its greatest challenges. Nutrien is the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers increase food production in a sustainable manner. We produce and distribute over 26 million tons of potash, nitrogen and phosphate products world-wide. With this capability and our leading agriculture retail network, we are well positioned to implement resilient agricultural practices and strengthen sustainable food production. Through innovative solutions we aim to balance environmental, social and economic factors in our business and across our value chain. We operate with a long-term view and are committed to working with our stakeholders. Nutrien strives to make a positive local and global difference.



About CBSR

Our Purpose

Helping Canadian business and governments to build and benefit from a sustainable future.

Our Vision

To accelerate and scale corporate social and environmental sustainability in Canada by strategically bringing together stakeholders to collectively tackle key issues; to be the most relevant sustainability business network in Canada; and to influence progressive public policy toward our vision.

Our Values

COLLABORATION – Working with others to achieve shared goals and to produce results with sustainable value 

INNOVATION – Introducing or adopting new ways of thinking and acting in order to achieve our purpose 

INTEGRITY – Being honest and always acting in accordance with our principles VISION Looking ahead to conceive and plan for a better future

VISION – Looking ahead to conceive and plan for a better future

For more information, please visit the CBSR website.